Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement Council Research Committee

OUR MISSION is to improve the quality of Roller Compacted Concrete paving and increase its use through credible research focusing on providing answers and finding solutions for the most pressing questions about RCC pavements.

The Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement Research Committee’s overarching guiding principle of conducting research is to listen to our clients and members, prioritize research needs, collaborate with partner organizations, and hire the most qualified researchers to manage and execute the work.

RCC Pavement Research Committee Guidelines:

  • We will collaborate with partner organizations, government agencies and private industries to pool funds, design and conduct research programs.
  • We will avoid duplication of efforts with our partner organizations as much as possible.
  • We will consider RCC pavements market trends and various applications ranging from light-duty streets, roads and parking lots to heavy duty commercial and industrial applications.

RCC Pavement Research Committee Activities:

  • Evaluate and document the performance of existing Roller Compacted Concrete pavements
  • Identify industry knowledge gaps
  • Prioritize research needs
  • Maintain relationships with industry stakeholders and work with them to pool research funds for mutual benefit
  • Hire qualified researchers and manage the design of research/testing programs
  • Oversee the developments of deliverables
  • Produce research documents and make them available on the Council’s website and distribute copies to RCC pavement stakeholders
  • Conduct technical training sessions and exhibit at regional and national conferences and meetings

Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement Research Committee Members:

Fares Abdo, Morgan Corp. – Chairman, Roller Compacted Concrete Council Research Committee

Corey Zollinger, Cemex
Terry Harris, GCP Applied Technologies
Dan Vipperman, A.G. Peltz Group, LLC
John Edwards, Interstate Highway Construction
Wayne Adaska, Portland Cement Association
Brian Killingsworth, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Kevin Wentland, CEI Enterprises, Inc.
Tim McKinnon, King Paving and Construction Company